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    Linley Walker / Lizzie\'s Journey to Yarra Bend

    Linley Walker / Lizzie's Journey to Yarra Bend

    Lunacy is a crime when Lizzie sets foot in the new colony of Victoria in 1855. Based on extensive research, this is the story of her struggle with mental illness.

    $37.50

    Tracey-Anne Forbes / Dangerous Places

    Tracey-Anne Forbes / Dangerous Places

    Dangerous Places delves the depths of a struggle between desire and duty, between dreams and domesticity - and the myths we use to make meaning of our lives.

    $30.00

    Carol Chandler / Watched and other stories

    Carol Chandler / Watched and other stories

    This is rich, liminal prose that keeps you constantly engaged, wanting clarity and resolution in a world of compromised relationships and disturbing self-awareness.

    $22.50

    Steve Tolbert / Last Stop Ladakh

    Steve Tolbert / Last Stop Ladakh

    Joe Broughton decides to head off into the unknown one last time, specifically to the Himalayas: quiet, Luddite-friendly, far removed from humanity gone Twitter-mad.

    $32.50

    Vashti Farrer / Figures in the Landscape

    Vashti Farrer / Figures in the Landscape

    Vashti Farrer places characters in their historical settings or quirky, timeless situations, and explores the power of human interaction with humour, poignancy and compassion. 

    $30.00

    Mary Pomfret / Bouquet of Traps

    Mary Pomfret / Bouquet of Traps

    Mary Pomfret offers a bouquet of vignettes to the reader willing to be led from the surface sweetness of existence to the dark underside of the banal and every day.

    $18.00

    Helen Lyne / Love, Disappointment and Other Joys of Life

    Helen Lyne / Love, Disappointment and Other Joys of Life

    The characters in this collection of thirty-one stories kick over the rock of life’s disappointments and discover freedom, joy, love, laughter and well-satisfied lust.

    $37.50

    Edna Taylor / Paving Stones

    Edna Taylor / Paving Stones

    Some of these stories start in the middle - with folks on the way to somewhere - but the middle is only a continuation of what has happened previously and is a precursor to what is going to happen next.

    $22.50

    Julie Thorndyke / Divertimento

    Julie Thorndyke / Divertimento

    Survival, desire, disaster; misadventure, murder and magic combine in this unique collection of tales set in locations including old rural Australia, present-day cities and the distant mystical past.

    $30.00

    David Brelsford / Hot Chocolate

    David Brelsford / Hot Chocolate

    David Brelsford won the Hula Manu writing competition at the Brigham Young University Hawaii Campus in 1973.

    $25.00

    Margaret Visciglio / Only Two Letters in Orroroo

    Margaret Visciglio / Only Two Letters in Orroroo

    Only Two Letters in Orroroo is not a war novel; it is an anti-war novel. The novel’s theme is dark but there are flashes of light and humour.

    $40.00

    Peter Rodgers / Life, Death and Other Distractions

    Peter Rodgers / Life, Death and Other Distractions

    Life, Death and Other Distractions is a masterclass for the writing of short stories.

    $25.00

    Janis Spehr / The light at the edge of the sky

    Janis Spehr / The light at the edge of the sky

    Told in haunting, elegiac prose, Janis Spehr’s short, exquisite novel is about jealousy, betrayal and exile.

    $30.00

    Libby Sommer / Lost in Cooper Park

    Libby Sommer / Lost in Cooper Park

    A bitter-sweet comedic account of mistakes, misconceptions and reconciliations in the lives of a disparate group of urban men and women.

    $27.50

    Robert Horne / The Glass Harpoon

    Robert Horne / The Glass Harpoon

    This is an important novel about friendship and love, and about Aboriginal culture, frontier violence and the meaning of the law.

    $37.50

    Jena Woodhouse / Dreams of Flight

    Jena Woodhouse / Dreams of Flight

    This is a richly nuanced collection from an accomplished writer of immense style and grace.

    $27.50

    Kelly Van Nelson / Rolling in the Mud

    Kelly Van Nelson / Rolling in the Mud

    Kelly Van Nelson brings her raw trademark style to this eclectic range of bite-sized literary tales, stripping back the layers of false expectations to reveal the human psyche and the stark reality of today.

    $25.00

    Maureen Mendolowitz / Potholes and Paris

    Maureen Mendolowitz / Potholes and Paris

    In this novel's climax of heightened and uncontrollable emotions, a terrible event occurs. Some lives are irretrievably damaged. Others are destroyed. Only the wretched village remains, its faded name on a broken board, crooked between two time-worn posts.

    $25.00

    Errol O\'Neill / Denying the Faith

    Errol O'Neill / Denying the Faith

    A collection of stories emanating from the experience of growing up, living and working in Australia’s third metropolis.

    $18.00

    M.M. Riches / The Crossing

    M.M. Riches / The Crossing

    When young novice Sister Anthony is assigned to St Cuthbert’s orphanage, she is ill-prepared for the shocking revelations that will challenge everything she believes and bring her into conflict with her superiors, her family and her church.

    $45.00